From leaves to fleurs-de-lis, these are our favorite Maryland county flags

Some Maryland counties feature flags that are as unique and creative as the state flag.

GROCERY AUCTION: Food Discounts Come in Bulk at Chesapeake Marketplace

Calvert County residents flock to the Chesapeake Marketplace about once a month for the nearby grocery auction: a bidding war to get tons of food at cheap discounts.

Seven Maryland Park Sites Getting Federal Grants

Some Maryland national parks and trails will receive a little more federal funding this year, including a local historic land and water path, thanks to the National Park Service.

Two Dozen Holding ‘Most Misunderstood’ Job Meet Weeks Before Election

Sixteen of the 24 registers of wills are running for re-election unopposed this November. They are all gathering in Ocean City this week for the biannual conference of the Registers of Wills Association.

Public Hopes to Influence Cove Point Verdict

On deadline day for public comments, an environmental group will deliver 35,000 comments about the proposed liquefied natural gas facility to the Maryland Public Service Commmission.

Debate Heats Up Over Cove Point

It’s a massive case of jobs versus the environment. On the first day of a key state permit hearing for a proposed gas export facility in Calvert County, hundreds hit the streets in protest.

Some Calvert County Residents Question Cove Point LNG Tanks

Some Calvert County residents uncomfortable with the proximity of Dominion’s single-walled tanks to their neighborhood and plans to use the facility to export LNG. Dominion officials said the tanks are safe and measures are in place to contain a leak.

School-Based Probation Officers Keep Close Eye on Students

Department of Juvenile Services “Spotlight on Schools” program closely monitors and provides support for students in the juvenile justice system.

Coalition Opposes Natural Gas Export Facility Construction

A broad coalition of lawyers, homeowners, organizations and businesses came together Tuesday to present their arguments opposing the construction of a liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County.

Metropolitan Sprawl Puts Urban in Suburban

The Washington, D.C., suburbs are expanding faster than any other part of Maryland, and the biggest growth is occurring along its periphery, in Charles and Frederick counties — two counties that share critical attributes, their leaders say.